Lisle, Illinois ~ Boys in grades 3-8 who want to learn the proper techniques and fundamentals of basketball should attend Benedictine University's Eagle Basketball Camp from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 11 through Friday, June 14 in the newly-renovated Dan and Ada Rice Center.
The goal of the Eagle Basketball Camp is to create an entertaining environment for learning the game of basketball. The camp focuses on excellent instruction in the fundamentals of offensive and defensive basketball to make each camper a better basketball player while placing them in a setting where they can develop lasting friendships with their fellow campers and coaches.
The clinics are conducted by Benedictine University men's basketball coach and Hall of Fame inductee Keith Bunkenburg. Current and former coaches and college athletes serve as staff.
The camp fee is $189. All proceeds benefit the men's and women's basketball programs at Benedictine. Each camper receives a free lunch every day and a T-shirt. For information, call (630) 829-6146.
Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois and Mesa, Arizona. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 55 undergraduate majors and 15 graduate and four doctoral programs. Benedictine University is ranked No. 1 among the country's fastest-growing campuses between 2002-2012 in The Chronicle of Higher Education's list of private nonprofit doctoral institutions, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the fourth consecutive year in 2014. Benedictine University's Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain's Chicago Business as the sixth largest in the Chicago area in 2014.